Easter Fun at Canonteign Falls

We will be open for the Easter holidays with fun children’s Easter Trails, prizes and a fancy dress competition to keep the whole family entertained. The Snack Bar and Cafe will be open for takeaway refreshments. All indoor seating remains closed. Our toilets are open and our shop will be open for essential items only. […]

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Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon. Visit us for peaceful walks among the waterfalls and lakes and family fun in the gardens and playgrounds. Escape the crowds and experience the highest waterfall in Dartmoor National Park.   For garden lovers, the Victorian Fern Garden is a historic snapshot of the […]

Waterfalls

Natural waterfalls have been a feature of the Canonteign Estate for generations, but the existing Lady Exmouth falls are the product of a kindhearted notion in Victorian times. In the 1880s, the silver and tin mines which had made this part of Devon very prosperous were under threat of closure.  Lady Susan, wife of the […]

The Victorian Fern Garden

This mysterious and atmospheric garden appears almost lost in time, explore its cascading stream and ferns in this magical hanging valley. Canonteign’s Fern Garden is a magnificent example of the Victorian obsession with ferneries. Tucked away in a hanging valley, high above the Estate, the full extent of the garden itself wasn’t even discovered until […]

Lakes

Canonteign’s seven lakes meander lazily through the fields and meadows of the Estate.   Lily Lake with its beautiful pagoda sits in the centre of the site, surrounded by rhododendrons.  It’s home to some spectacular waterlilies and an abundance of wildlife including ducks, Canada geese and kingfishers. Sit outside the cafe and take it all in […]